TRACK & FIELD—AMERICAN MEN, undismayed by 800-meter split-second defeat of Tom Courtney, Olympic champion and world 880-yard record holder, and world-record performance by Poland's Jerzy Chromik in 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:32), outpointed Poles 115-97 before 100,000 in two-day dual meet at Warsaw. Ohio State's Glenn Davis won 400-meter run and 400-meter hurdles, the same double he captured earlier in week in Moscow (SI, Aug. 4). U.S. women, on other hand, lost to favored pony-tailed Polish, 54-52. Tennessee State's Willie White broke her American women's broad jump record with 20-foot 2�-inch leap, Los Angeles' Earlene Brown won discus throw with 159-foot 6?-inch toss.
Molly Hiscox, entered as reserve in special meet in London, burst around rain-soaked track to world record for women's 440-yard run with 55.6 time, seven-tenths faster than record set last year in Sydney by Australia's Nancy Boyle.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—TONY BROOKS, 26, winner of this year's Belgian Grand Prix, went one better, took German Grand Prix at N�rburg Ring in Vanwall. With record speed of 90.3 mph, Brooks, a Glasgow dentist, rocketed over finish line in 2:21:15, three and a half minutes ahead of Runner-up Roy Salvadori in Cooper for first win by English in 20 years. France's Maurice Trintignant was third in Cooper for clean sweep by British cars. Race was marred in 11th lap when Peter Collins' Ferrari left track. Collins, 27, in third place for world driving championship, suffered fractured skull and brain injuries, died a few hours later at Bonn.
BASEBALL—MILWAUKEE'S pennant-bound Braves teased Giants for National League lead up to midweek, then did rubber-hose job on West Coast club with four wins, pulled ahead by five games. St. Louis, deftly paced by Stan Musial, who lost batting lead to Phillies' Richie Ashburn, provided comic relief by losing six, failing to score in 32 innings, replacing Walter O'Malley's people in the basement.
New York Yankees, who look upon Sunday as a day of rest, lost another weekend double-header, hardly noticed, 15� games above it all. Boston lost, then regained sub-second place from White Sox. Detroit won six straight, while Baltimore, with a that's-nothing attitude, lost seven straight.
HORSERACING—BOLD RULER, winner of 23 races in 33 starts, with $764,205, ninth on list of alltime money winners, 1957's Horse of the Year, was retired to stud by Wheatley Stable's trainer, Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons, because of ankle injury. Four-year-old colt finished out of money only four times in career.
Restless wind of Liz Lunn's Llangollen Farm became nation's richest 2-year-old Thoroughbred after battling by favored Dunce in $152,975 Arlington Futurity, winning by three-quarters of a length, lining his pockets with $100,475 winner's share. The chestnut colt ran six furlongs for Willie Shoemaker in 1:11.2, paid $8.20.
A glitter in first outing at Monmouth fish-tailed mile and eighth in $56,600 Oaks, finished length and a half ahead of Spar Maid. The Calumet Farm's odds-on favorite ran slow but controlled 1:52[2/5] under Ismael Valenzuela, led from stretch turn on in.
BOATING—VIM, veteran campaigner of the 12-meter wars, slished along under 6-to-12-knot breeze, decisively whipped other America's Cup candidates Weatherly, Columbia and Easterner in first leg of New York Yacht Club's annual cruise. Besides taking class prize in 37-mile New London to Newport cruise, Vim won Edward Welch Clucas Memorial trophy for fastest elapsed time of fleet (5:56:21). Next day role reversed as Vim sailed in last over 26-mile off shore course, three minutes 22 seconds behind winner Columbia.
ARCHERY—JOE FRIES, 39, of Los Angele shook off first-day jitters and 32nd-place handicap, came back straight and true to win National Field Archery Association's freestyle (with sights) men's championship at Grayling, Mich. Lon Stanton, Lake Ozark, Mo., won instinctive title with 2,707. Next day Fries won first annual invitational tournament at Grayling with 939 points, took top money of $2,000. Jo McCubbins of Santa Ana, Calif. won NFAA women's instinctive title with 2,219 points, Ann Marston (see right), Wyandotte, Mich., freestyle title. Ann Corby, Booton, N.J., second in national freestyle, next day won invitational and $1,000 prize with 887 points.